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Mark Pawsey’s voting in Parliament
Mark Pawsey is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.
However, Mark Pawsey sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:
Mark Pawsey voted against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
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Mark Pawsey has occasionally rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what advice Public Health England has given on the introduction of a deposit returns scheme following the covid-19 outbreak on the (a) manual handling of scheme materials, and (b) the operation of reverse vending machines; and if he will make a statement.
What assessment she has made of the effect of trends in the level of take-up of STEM subjects by girls in secondary schools on occupational gender segregation.
The Secretary of State reminded us of the importance of a vaccine. I was interested to hear on the radio as I drove into Parliament today a representative of a drug company saying that we might have a vaccine by October and a doctor based at a university telling us that today is a great day. Does the Secretary of State agree?
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Conservative MP for Rugby
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Topics of interest
Mark Pawsey campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Department for Environment
- Food and Rural Affairs
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Department of Health
- Home Department
- Beverage Containers: Recycling
- Company Cars: Taxation
- Migrant Workers: EU Nationals
- Public Data Corporation
- Home Education
Currently held offices
- Member, Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee (since 2 Mar 2020)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Draft Registration of Overseas Entities Bill (Joint) Committee (19 Feb 2019 to 6 Nov 2019)
- Member, Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
- Member, Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee (29 Nov 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 10 Aug 2020.
1. Employment and earnings
From 1 April 2020, Chairman of the Foodservice Packaging Association, B7 Elmbridge Court, Cheltenham Road East, Gloucester GL3 1JZ. I receive a director's fee of £2,500 per calendar month. Hours: up to 32 hrs per month. (Registered 03 April 2020)
Name of donor: Conservative Friends of Israel Ltd (CFI
Address of donor: Blick Rothenberg, 7-10 Chandos Street, London W1G 9DG
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Air travel, accommodation and hospitality with a value of £2,300
Destination of visit: Israel and the West Bank
Dates of visit: 16-21 February 2020
Purpose of visit: Fact finding political delegation.
(Registered 26 February 2020)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Commercial property in Rugby: (i) and (ii). (Registered 04 December 2014)
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